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Creation Date: 2017/12/13 07:29:25
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Higher Colleges of Technology

Manager - Internal Communications
Higher Colleges of Technology

Job Description

The Manager - Internal Communications is responsible for overseeing the creation, implementation and management of multiple forms of internal communication activities (including intranet, newsletters, memos, employee satisfaction surveys, etc.) and programmes within HCT. He/she is responsible for keeping the employees informed on relevant HCT issues.

•Lead the implementation of Internal Communications' strategic objectives and initiatives.
•Implement the Communications policies, procedures and processes and monitor compliance of subordinates.
•Develop and maintain internal communications plan, in coordination with the appropriate stakeholders and in line with HCT's system-wide strategy.
•Oversee the development of employee surveys to understand employee audiences and stakeholders, link them to HCT's strategy, objectives and initiatives, and use the data to drive employee awareness and engagement in coordination with relevant stakeholders.
•Identify key stakeholders within HCT to develop and convey key messages for a selected target audience and provide input to internal communications plan in accordance.
•Coordinate with HCT leadership to gain a clear understanding of objectives, initiatives and key messages to be communicated to employees and translate them into timely and relevant communication contents.


•Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is required e.g. Communications, Public Relations.
•Minimum of six years of work experience in Communications or relevant field with at least two years of experience in a managerial role.
•Excellent communication skills in English & Arabic required.

Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Search by Industry: Education, Training, and Library
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Other
  • Joining Date: 2018-02-01
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 6 Max: 20
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

As the largest higher education institution in the United Arab Emirates, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) prides itself as being one of the most progressive and innovative academic institutions in the Middle East. Today, HCT educates more than 18,000 male and female students at its 17 campuses throughout the UAE.

We teach our students at the Foundation, Applied Diploma, Bachelor and Master's levels. Our college-level courses are taught in English for degrees in Applied Communications, Business, Computer and Information Science, Education, Engineering Technology, Health Science and General Education. All programs are designed in consultation with business and industry leaders to ensure that our students experience a seamless transition from the academic environment to the workplace.

The HCT is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year with a number of dynamic, technology-focused initiatives such as moving toward a paper-less learning environment by embracing digital learning in our classrooms. We have launched a Mobile Learning Initiative to engage in innovative and transformative educational methodologies which take students and faculty beyond conventional classroom pedagogy, to enable ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning.

Our classes focus on experiential or learning-by-doing outcomes and prepare our students to be fully engaged in this technologically advanced world with the necessary knowledge and skills. To remain at the forefront of contemporary educational practices, HCT seeks dedicated and innovative professionals to join it in delivering this world-class education.